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Nigeria’s quest for diversification through agriculture an...
Fri 14 October 2016, 15:00 – 19:00 BST
Research for Impact Seminar series: Nigeria’s quest for diversification through agriculture and the wider issues
Event Reference : RFIM01
Research for Impact Seminar series is organized by Proficient Research, Innovations and Development (PRID) at regular intervals as needs arises. The series focus on wide topical issues especially as it affects developing countries. Each seminar is expected to run for 2-3 hours; registrations, presentations, pitches, discussions and networking. Actual format and agenda may differ from one seminar to the other. This is one of PRID’s programmes where opportunities exist for presentations and pitches to be made by academics (lecturers, researchers, students) and non-academics (policy makers, professional agricultural scientists, food scientists, food technologists, farmers, food processors, agri-food business owners) alike.
Presentations by each speaker will last for 15 minutes; presentations and discussions (question and answer).
There is also opportunities for pitch presentations; each pitch presenter will have a maximum of 4 minutes.
The theme of the forthcoming event in the series is ‘Nigeria’s quest for diversification through agriculture and the wider issues’
Registration (10 minutes)
Welcome (10 minutes)
How Nigeria can align its quest for diversification through agriculture to fast tract the attainment of the SDGs (15 minutes)
Nigeria’s quest for diversification through agriculture and the ever-increasing challenges of rural-urban migration: an opinion (15 minutes)
Conventional versus organic farming: which way forward for agriculture in Nigeria (15 minutes)
Factors that will determine the growth and development of certified organic agriculture in Nigeria (15 minutes)
Break (15 minutes)
Nigeria’s quest to diversify the economy through agriculture in the face of climate change: an opinion (15 minutes)
Organic farming and agricultural economics in Nigeria: the way I see it (15 minutes)
Technical partners needed to revolutionise Nigeria’s agricultural sector (15 minutes)
Factors that will determine youth participation in agriculture in Nigeria (15 minutes)
Nigeria’s drive towards diversification of the economy: how agriculture will help grow the solid minerals sector (15 minutes)
Extended Discussions (15 minutes)
Closing remarks (5 minutes)
Networking (15 minutes)
Paper Presenters: Participants with presentations should send them to: email@example.com Please quote Event Reference : RFIM01 when you contact us.
First, prepare word document not exceeding 15 pages with all relevant sections and send to us at firstname.lastname@example.org before the deadline we gave. Check our website pridglobal.com for guidance and further information about how to prepare word documents for presentations at our events.
Participants, whose presntations in word format are accepted, will then be required to prepare power point presentations which should range between 5-16 slides for participants with presentations. They are expected to send their presentations to us at email@example.com. Check our website pridglobal.com for guidance and further information about how to prepare power point documents for presentations at our events.
Pitch Presenters: Pitch presenters can prepare 1-2 power point slides and send to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Pitch presenters are also free to pitch without submitting any document to us prior to the event.